Houlihan’s Sold, Foodservice Hits 2015 Hiring High Point, and Much More

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FlashNews from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

November 11, 2015

Private Equity Firm Prepares to Purchase Houlihan’s FE&S FlashNews

York Capital Management plans to acquire Houlihan’s Restaurants Inc. from an affiliate of Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison. While the transaction is expected to close in December, other terms were not disclosed.

This Week in Foodservice: Foodservice Hiring Hits 2015 High, Consumers Not Too Worried About Calories, E. Coli or Carcinogenic Meats FE&S FlashNews

Merrill Lynch examines the restaurant market. Foodservice operators hired heavily in October. Sysco and the Performance Food Group both reported strong financials. Putting calorie counts on the menu doesn’t seem to affect what fast food customers order. These stories, plus comparable-store sales for 20 chains and more.

Tomlinson Adds to Development and Marketing Teams FE&S FlashNews

Tomlinson Industries introduced Matt Figas as its director of business development and finance and Melissa Figas as marketing and advertising manager.

Micro Matic Updates Management Team FE&S FlashNews

As part of a company succession plan, Cian Hickey was promoted to managing director for Micro Matic's Dispense Division. Hickey replaces John Soler who will become senior director, strategic partnerships.

SHFM Introduces New Board Members FE&S FlashNews

The Society for Hospitality and Foodservice Management introduced its new board of directors.

Beyond Sticker Price: Total Cost of Ownership in Foodservice Equipment FE&S FlashNews

With so much on their plates, foodservice operators may be tempted to make quick decisions when it comes time to buy new pieces of equipment. But not considering a unit’s total cost of ownership may end up costing an operator thousands of dollars in the long run.

Free Webcast: Real Estate Modeling and Site Selection for Restaurant Development FE&S FlashNews

No matter how good the concept, no restaurant can succeed without selecting the right site. Finding the right area with the right demographic and the right infrastructure remains equal parts science and art. And given the mature nature of the restaurant industry, finding the right site can be more mysterious than ever. In this hour-long webcast our panel of restaurant industry veterans will share a few tricks of the trade that can help you identify new sites that will allow your concept to flourish.

EAGLE GROUP: Talk about shelf life. The incredible durability of new QuadPLUS(R) polymer shelves. Easy to clean, dishwasher safe. Available with Quad-Adjust(R) option.
NRA Show 2016: May 21-24, McCormick place, Chicagi, Illinois. The International Foodservice Marketplace. If You're in foodservice, this is your show. Register now for only $45.
2016 Performance In Tabletop Awards: Entry deadline: Wednesday, December 16. Think your tabletop is a winner? Click here for entry details.
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